SEMANTIC PARAPHASIA By N., Sam M.S. - 187 a form of paraphasia where speech is fairly fluent but objects are given the wrong but a similar name. Semantic phrases are useful and important tools in language. SEMANTIC PARAPHASIA: "In semantic paraphrase, Joe called a pipe a smoker." Related Psychology Terms LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) SPEECH DISORDERS Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief HABIT MARIJUANA CREATIVITY TESTS LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SEMANTIC PARAPHASIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/semantic-paraphasia/ (accessed June 27, 2022).